List of the famous landmarks that make up the Dover skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Dover architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Dover are included on this list. Information about these Dover buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Dover and older historic landmarks.
Examples include FedExField and Andover Public Library Central Library.
This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Dover?"This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Dover. Famous architectural houses within the city of Dover are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
Benjamin Caryl House
Benjamin Caryl House is a historic house museum located in Caryl Park at 107 Dedham Street in Dover, Massachusetts. The Reverend Benjamin Caryl was the first minister of Springfield Parish, then in a part of Dedham which is now Dover. He built the house around the year 1777. Benjamin's son George, who was the town's first doctor, and their descendants occupied the house until 1897. Since 1920 the building has been owned and operated by the Dover Historical Society. The house retains its architectural integrity and has been carefully restored with period furnishings to reflect life in the 1790s when the first two Caryl families lived and worked there together. It is currently operated as a ...more
City/Town: Dover, Massachusetts, USA
Style: American Colonial
Bradford-Loockerman House, also known as the Loockerman House, is a historic home located at Dover, Kent County, Delaware. The house is in two sections; one of brick and one frame. The original section dates from 1742 and is a 2 1/2-story, brick, nearly square five bay structure in a First Period English / early-Georgian style. Attached is a substantial later frame addition. It fronts directly on the sidewalk with no front dooryard, but has a large and very handsome garden behind the main house and on its south side. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. It is located in the Dover Green Historic District. ...more
City/Town: Dover, Delaware, USA
Delaware State Museum Buildings, also known as Old Presbyterian Church Complex, is a historic museum complex located at Dover, Kent County, Delaware. The complex consists of four buildings. They are the Old Presbyterian Church, brick chapel, brick gas plant office building, and the Georgian-style Eldridge Reeves Johnson Memorial Building. The Old Presbyterian Church was built in 1790, and is a two-story, three bay square brick early Federal style meeting house. Buried in the adjacent cemetery are a number of prominent Delawareans including John M. Clayton and John Haslet. The Eldridge Reeves Johnson Memorial Building houses the Johnson Victrola Museum. It was added to the National Register ...more
City/Town: Dover, Delaware, USA
Style: Georgian, Federal architecturesee more on Delaware State Museum Buildings
Dover Town Hall
City/Town: Dover, Vermont, USA
Style: Gothic Revival architecture